‘Ghosts’

Tall grass and ancient forests Hide their origins and endings. Rulers of the Earth, Suddenly swallowed. Dust to dust.Transformed in deep graves By a universe that wastes nothing, They rose again, Born to be eaten By their replacements.New creatures that breathe...

The life of the land

From its early days, Concord’s motto had been “The Wilderness Was Glad for Them.” By the early days of the 20th century, the wilderness was more likely to be rearranged to suit the needs and whims of humans. The natural landscape had been subjected to change from...
This hike is for the birds

This hike is for the birds

Come fall, you’ve probably roamed Carter Hill Orchard to fill up on pick-your-own apples and blueberries, or maybe you’ve stopped in for cider doughnuts and pies. The expansive farm in west Concord is worth visiting other times of the year, too. There, in addition to...
Sacred Hearth

Sacred Hearth

From the outside, the sandstone Gothic structure stands as a looming testament to both faith and to the French Canadian immigrants who built their beloved church in 1934 at the height of the Great Depression. While the drive-by view has been pre- served to pay homage...
SERIOUS ART

SERIOUS ART

Story and Photos By DANA WORMALDJim Lambert’s folk art is whimsical. His entrance into the League of New Hampshire Craftsmen Gallery in downtown Concord on the first truly spring-like day of the year is anything but.The Hillsborough artist, 73, is awkwardly carrying...